Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future download free [PDF and Ebook] by Svetlana Alexievich

Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future download free [PDF and Ebook] by Svetlana Alexievich year 2016
  • Book name: Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future
  • Author: Svetlana Alexievich
  • Release date: 2016/7/31
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780241270530
  • Rating: 9.07 of 10
  • Votes: 308
  • Review by: Carter Hurst
  • Review rating: 8.42 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/27
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A beautifully written book, it's been years since I had to look away from a page because it was just too heart-breaking to go on' - Arundhati Roy, Elle 'One of the most humane and terrifying books I've ever read' - Helen Simpson, ObserverThe devastating history of the Chernobyl disaster by Svetlana Alexievich, the winner of the Nobel prize in literature - A new translation by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait based on the revised text -In April 1986 a series of explosions shook the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Flames lit up the sky and radiation escaped to contaminate the land and poison the people for years to come. While officials tried to hush up the accident, Svetlana Alexievich spent years collecting testimonies from survivors - clean-up workers, residents, firefighters, resettlers, widows, orphans - crafting their voices into a haunting oral history of fear, anger and uncertainty, but also dark humour and love. A chronicle of the past and a warning for our nuclear future, Chernobyl Prayer shows what it is like to bear witness, and remember in a world that wants you to forget.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H43M11S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Nuclear Weapons, Military History, Journalistic Style Guides, Nuclear Issues, Postwar 20th Century History, From C 1945 To C 2000, Social Impact Of Disasters, Oral History, European History
  • Available formats: EPUB, PDF, TXT, PPTX, OEB, TCR, WORD, DOC. Compressed in ZIP, DEB, RAR, RZ, TAR.7Z, TAR.BZ2, TAR.LZO
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.69 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x17mm
  • Weight: 224g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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